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Author Sandos, James A.

Title Converting California : Indians and Franciscans in the missions / James A. Sandos.

Imprint New Haven : Yale University Press, c2004.

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Stacks  E78.C15 S36 2004    Available  ---
Description xix, 251 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Series Western Americana series
Yale Western Americana series (Unnumbered)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-240) and index.
Contents California's missions as instruments of social control -- Indians at contact -- Junípero Serra and Franciscan evangelization -- The Indians of San Diego say "no!" -- Serra refuses to turn back -- Fermin Francisco Lasuen and evangelization -- Evangelization in Serra's shadow -- The only heritage their parents gave them : syphilis, gonorrhea, and other diseases -- Music and conversion -- Indian resistance to missionization -- Assessing California's missions.
Subject Indians of North America -- Missions -- California -- History.
Franciscans -- Missions -- California -- History.
Indians, Treatment of -- California -- History.
Serra, Junípero, Saint, 1713-1784.
ISBN 0300101007 (alk. paper)